Phoenix Home Inspector Scott Warga CV

Curriculum vitae

SCOTT M. WARGA

AZ Board of Technical Registration # 38062

ASHI Certified Inspector #205826

AZ Contractor Qualifing Party for ACSI ROC # 216772

(480) 283-3392

 

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

Mr. Scott M. Warga is a Residential and Commercial General Contractor in the state of Arizona and the Qualifying Party for ACSI American Construction Specialists and Investigations LLC. (AZ ROC. 216772.) He has over 15 years experience as a builder, inspector and consultant in the construction, construction failure-analyses and forensics industry.

Mr. Warga is in addition a Certified Home Inspector (AZ. BTR 38062) in the state of Arizona and has been appointed to the Arizona Board of Technical Registration’s Enforcement Advisory Committee. He has served as Speaker of the Council of Representatives for the American Society of Home inspectors (ASHI) and currently sits on the ASHI Board of Directors. He has also served as Central district chairman Secretary and Vice president of the Arizona chapter of ASHI. He has performed over 2500 inspections. He is certified as a level 1 thermographer and he has been directly involved in the construction of over 22 convenience stores and fuel stations as well as other residential and small commercial projects.

Mr. Warga has provided OSHA compliance assistance and risk management and loss control services and consultancies to construction companies. Risk management and loss control services have been provided for constructors and property managers.

Mr. Warga is also a noted Arizona radio commentator in construction issues for consumers, a local and national educator in inspection, real estate, disclosure and construction and forensic practices and has acted as a consulting expert witness in construction and inspection disputes.  His services have been rendered for a wide array of property owners, construction companies, inspectors, agencies, attorneys, Mediators and Arbitrators, property managers, and agents.

ITEMIZED BACKGROUND

July 2005 toPresent

 

Managing Member

 

Qualifying Party:

ACSI – American Construction Specialists & Investigations, LLC Gilbert, Arizona. AZ ROC 216772

Perform forensic investigations, determine standard of care protocols, and conduct failure analyses and remediation for residential and commercial properties and projects. Provide professional consulting and expert witness work on construction defect and home inspection cases. Sub-contract work with other southwestern regional entities such as Frank Consulting Ltd and Harvey J. Lawrence and National BuildMasters. Perform Thermal Imaging according to industry standards and write protocols, Perform mold sampling according to standards set by the Indoor Environmental Standards Organization and perform other tests as directed by ASTM standards.

May 2004 toJanuary 2006

Talk Show Host:

Home Inspector Radio Show on 1010 KXXT AM.Prepare and host a live radio show every Saturday from noon – 2:00 pm. Discuss inspections and construction with guests and answer callers questions live on the air.
January 2005 to December 2005 Instructor: Arizona Sun-Tech, Phoenix, ArizonaTeach home inspection classes to students wanting to get state certified.
September 2004-December 2005 Adjunct Faculty:

Instructor:

Maricopa Community Colleges, Mesa Community Campus, Mesa AZCreate and teach home inspection classes at Mesa Community College, lecture, develop power point presentations.
May 2004 toJuly 2005

Inspector:

 

Director of Training:

Premier Inspectors of America, Scottsdale, AZInspect residential and commercial properties.  Marketing to realtors.  Create and teach classes to real estate agents. Perform construction phase inspections.

Create and teach continuing education classes to inspectors in the classroom, in the field and on-line.

May 2000 toMay 2004

 

Owner:

Ark Inspections, Gilbert, AZInspect residential and commercial properties for real estate transfers.  Perform due diligence inspections and property evaluations for financial institutions. Perform construction phase inspections for builders and buyers. Test air quality for mold and perform tests for radon.  Performed over 2000 residential inspections.  Sold company to Premier Inspectors in May 2004.
1998-2000 

Project

Superintendent:

 

Safety Coordinator:

C.P.I. Development, Tempe, AZSupervising and scheduling of subcontractors and trades.  Maintaining a safe and clean work environment.  Conduct weekly meetings to assure all trades work together to meet deadlines in a cooperative manner.  Coordinate with city, county and state agencies on permits and inspections.

Responsible for training of the superintendents and supplying the job sites with all necessary safety equipment and first aid supplies.  Perform accident investigations.

1997-1998 

Project

Superintendent:

NOW Construction, Tempe, AZSupervising and scheduling of subcontractors and trades. Maintaining a safe and clean work environment.  Conduct weekly meetings to assure all trades work together to meet deadlines in a cooperative manner.  Coordinate with city, county and state agencies on permits and inspections.  Directly involved in the construction and completion of five Chevron stations, one Mobil On-the-Run and one Surgard Self Storage facility.
1996-1997 

Project

Superintendent:

Brinderson Construction, Inc. Phoenix, AZSupervising and scheduling of subcontractors and trades.

Maintaining a safe and clean work environment.  Conduct weekly meetings to assure all trades work together to meet deadlines in a cooperative manner.  Coordinate with city, county and state agencies on permits and inspections.  Directly involved in the construction and completion of 18 Mobil On-the-Run convenience stores.

1994-1996Superintendent: Cole HVAC, Higley, AZSupervise the installation and manufacturing of residential and commercial Heating, air conditioning and ventilation systems, including clean rooms, manufacturing equipment, ventilation and duct systems and general sheet metal work
1993-1994Installer: Canyon State Drywall, Mesa, AZDuties include all aspects of drywall installation including hanging, tape and texture.

LITIGATION EXPERT CASE EXPERIENCE

 

(Supplied on Request–Client Confidentiality Rules Apply)

AFFILIATIONS

*           ICC Professional Member (#5095644)

*           ASHI Member (#205826) American Society of Home Inspectors

*           ASHI Board of Directors.

*           BTR Enforcement Advisory Committee member

*           AZ-ASHI Secretary 2008- Vice President 2006-2008, Central District Chair 2004-2006

*           IESO (Indoor Environmental Standards Organization)

*           American Indoor Air Quality Association member

*           Quality control inspector for Sun Power solar systems.

EDUCATION

Ice Dams and Ventilation. Inspection World (I W) Las Vegas                                                2010

Insulation & Ventilation Inspection. Inspection World (I W) LV                                      2010

Specialty Roofing – Slate, Tile, Metal, Wood & Beyond. (I W) LV                                   2010

Arbitration and Legal Support – Establish Local Systems (I W) LV                           2010

Snell Infrared Building Diagnostics, Montpelier, Vermont                                                              2008

Snell Infrared Level 1 Thermography, Montpelier, Vermont                                                         2008

2006 IRC Exam Prep ASHI Inspection World (I W) Anaheim CA                                                 2007

Building Science ASHI Inspection World (I W) Anaheim CA                                                          2007

Review of the 2006 International Residential Code. ITA, Las Vegas                                          2006

Anchoring & fastening systems for Concrete & Masonry, Simpson Strong-tie                        2006

Building Science, Frank Vigil, ASHI IW Ft. Lauderdale, FL.                                                           2006

Water Intrusion into Buildings, Forensic Investigations. ASHI IW Ft. Lauderdale, FL.    2006

Foundation Defects, Recognition and Causes, ASHI IW Ft. Lauderdale, FL.                           2006

Building Science, Frank Vigil, Laughlin, NV.                                                                                         2005

Phased and New Construction Inspections. ASHI (IW) Austin, TX.                                             2005

Fireplaces and Chimneys, ASHI Inspection World (IW) Austin, TX.                                           2005

Alternative Energy Sources, ASHI Inspection World (IW) Austin, TX.                                      2005

Inspecting Engineered Lumber Frame Houses, ASHI IW. Austin, TX.                                        2005

Certified Master Shingle Applicator, Wizard. Certainteed.                                                               2004

Aero-seminar, Aerotech Labs, Phoenix, AZ                                                                                           2004

Intrusive Investigations. ASHI Inspection World (IW). Orlando FL.                                          2003

Framing Systems and Why They Fail. ASHI IW. Orlando FL.                                                          2003

Attic Ventilation and Ice Damming, ASHI IW. Orlando, FL.                                                           2003

New Home Inspections under the 2003 International Residential Code. ASHI IW.             2003

Asphalt Shingle Roof Defects, ASHI IW. Orlando, Fl.                                                                          2003

ICBO Educational Conference 2000 I.B.C.-2000 I.R.C. Fundamentals                                      2002

Dampness in buildings and moisture measurement. ASHI IW. Las Vegas                                 2001

Inspecting EIFS, ASHI IW. Las Vegas                                                                                                        2001

Bioaerosols: Assessment and Control, AIHA PDC Orlando Fl.                                                        2000

BG & Associates (10 hours OHSA)                                                                                                                1999

OSHA 40 hour HAZWOPPER OHSA 29CFR 1910.120                                                                           1999

University of Phoenix (40 hours HAZWOPPER Course) with annual 8-hour refreshers       1998

Apache Junction High School graduate

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